Caucus day for Democrats
Democratic caucuses across the state attracted mostly the party faithful. No one expected the kind of huge turnout that accompanied the Hillary Clinton/Barack Obama battle in the state. In an effort to increase attendance, the state Democratic Party sent out at least three mailings describing participation in the caucuses as a means of protecting Medicare from Republican threats, and senior citizens were certainly a substantial part of the participants. But some Democrats said the mailings used up money without doing much for attendance and that those funds could have been spent in this year’s campaign. Most caucus sites saw a few dozen people in attendance.
Paul needs breakthrough win
Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul will reach Nevada without a single primary or caucus win, if polls in South Carolina are accurate. He will badly need a victory in the silver state, and has launched a television campaign in Nevada to try to accomplish it. Go...